The interview with Simona Laza, Research Project Manager at Excillum AB, is the first of a series of AENEAS SME members’ testimonials aiming at highlighting the importance of collaborative innovation.

In this video, Simona Laza shares the Excillum AB experience of participating in collaborative projects, among which the FA4.0 PENTA-Euripides2 project.  Simona Laza highlights the importance of relationship building within the consortia and reaching the national contact point to get your RD&I project funded.  She also stresses on the opportunity offered by AENEAS to participate in co-organised networking events, thanks to which Excillum AB joined the projects consortia.

“A big benefit is that customers learn about us… but they learn about us as a company, as our culture, and about us as a person”, – mentions Simona Laza when speaking about what Excillum AB gains from participating in the collaborative projects.

Watch the full video interview here

Xecs is a EUREKA Network Cluster managed by AENEAS. Building on the highly successful PENTA & EURIPIDES² programmes, Xecs is driving sustainable digital transformation in Electronic Components and Systems.

About Excillum AB

Founded in 2007 by researchers from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden, Excillum AB is a leading SME in the field of micro- and nano-focus X-ray sources. The company designs, develops and manufactures the world’s brightness microfocus X-ray sources based on MetalJet technology, and smallest nanofocus X-ray sources based on advanced e-beam technology.

More about Excillum AB here.

Stay tuned to discover the next parts of the AENEAS SME testimonials series of interviews here.